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xxx xxxgoods goods goods7am hello. i'm with "bbc world news." our top stories. the main suspect in the murder of the russian opposition politician nemtsov, says he was tortured into a confession. and making away will millions of dollars in jewels in a motor way heist. is it the end of the road for jeremy clarkson at "top gear," suspending thehim after claiming he threw a punch at a producer. and will iran's draft laws
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reduce women to baby making machines? the main suspect in the killing of the russian opposition politician boris nemtsov says he was tortured into making a confession. zaur dadayev was in prison with other men and said he was tied up for two days with a bag on his head and only confessed so his friend would be freed. boris nemtsov was shot four times in the back as he strolled through the streets with his girlfriend near the kremlin. his allies claim he was killed
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for speaking out against corruption and russia's role in ukraine. the kremlin has denied any involvement in the murder. well sara joins us now from moscow, how did this news come out? >> reporter: there are a group of human rights activists here in moscow who are allowed to visit detainees in prison and check on their conditions. this information came out from one of those visits which took place yesterday. the person in charge of this particular visit has since published his statement, in which he says he saw what he called signs of torture on the bodies of several of those key suspects in the murder of boris nemtsov. he spoke to the suspects. he talks particular lyly to zaur dadayev who initially confessed to the murder and tells this visitor he was tricked into
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making a confession and told by those who interrogating him, if he confessed, his friend would be released. we don't know what happened to that friend and hopes when he came to moscow to court he would be able to explain the truth but never given a chance to explain in court and talks about having a hood over his head and talked about being shackled his hands and legs chained up. another suspect also talked about the same thing and the prison visitor did talk about abrasions and bruises on the bodies of several of those suspects. he's called for an investigation and called for the general prosecutor to be involved and called for president putin to be informed. >> any reaction from the authorities? >> not that i've seen yet. obviously, these are big things to say here in russia. i think it casts another cloud over the investigation of boris nemtsov because there have been many questions about those detained and possible link to the murder especially those friends and allies for instance commenting initially on the
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detentions were saying look even if these men aren't involved in the shooting we need to find out who was involved in ordering that assassination of mr. nemtsov. there's always been big questions over it and now questions about the treatment of those suspected of involvement all of them now say they had nothing to do with it. >> thanks very much in moscow there. the bbc has suspended one of its highest profile television presenters "top gear" host jeremy clarkson after it was alleged he tried to hit one of the show's producers. one of his co-stars james may, claims there was a dust-up over food and a punch was thrown. more than 270,000 people have signed a petition for clarkson to be reinstated. we'll hear from the original stig from top gear. sara reports. >> reporter: outspoken and often
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on the edge of what is decent, that is part of jeremy clarkson's appeal attracting millions of viewers around the world. last night he faced a new controversy suspended for allegedly hitting a producer last week. that means the next two episodes of "top gear" will not now be broadcast and understood a third and final episode is unlikely to be transmitted. >> the bbc is in a dilemma. nobody in the end can ignore bbc guidelines. that said it is a very popular program and the bbc would be loathe to lose it. >> reporter: he was given what he called his final warning last year after claims he used a racist term. >> please be assured i did everything in my power to not use that word. as i'm sitting here begging your forgiveness for the fact that obviously my efforts weren't quite good enough.
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>> reporter: the christmas special caused a diplomatic incident in argentina. the team drove a car that seemed to refer to the falklands war. his fans have already started an online petition to get him reinstated. last night on social media, jeremy clarkson joked with his co-producers about what could replace the "top gear" episode. i did some pretty good war documentaries, they could screen one of those, he wrote. the investigation into the incident will now take place and bbc says it will not make further comment. "top gear" is one of the corporations most valuable assets and jeremy clarkson is seen as central to its success. "bbc news." a little earlier i spoke to a helmet racing driver and asked what jeremy clarkson brought to
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the program. >> for me personally jeremy is a great broadcaster and that charts that fun. it's fun, when they're on the screen, some may have been scripted but fun comes out of that screen talking about cars and response they get out to. it's unique and everybody has a giggle, most people do, anyway. >> of course it's a global franchise. if you went on any of the trips around the world "top gear" does so often. give us a sense of the reception he gets around the world. >> exactly as you said. it's in over 200 countries. it's such a great show and the bbc have invested heavily in it to give it great production quality. that's why it's taken up in a state where there's more and more broadcast going out there and getting cheaper tv shows. this isn't a cheap tv show, it's a great production and why it's been so popular. >> we don't know the substance or otherwise of these
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allegations, but if this were to be the last we've seen of jeremy clark son on "top gear," what would be lost to the series? would it continue? >> let's get it right. it's an alleged swing and alleged punch. we don't know if he connected. to me, the people that should be fired are the people that took him off air. i think it's ridiculous. >> robbers in france have highjacked two vans carrying millions of euros in jewels. the drivers were thrown off on the highway connecting paris and leon and the two van ss were later found burned in a forest nearby. lucy joins us from paris. do we know anything more about how this heist happened? >> reporter: we don't know much about how it happened. we do know the van was very heavily secured.
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the gang of thieves were heavily armed and french police speaking to their sources are assessing it a very well organization. they say thethieves seemed to know what time to make the deliveries and passing through the tollbooth and lying in wait for them. it seems to be a fairly controlled operation. no one was injured. the two drivers of the vans were ejected, left by the side of the road and seemed to be fine and vans left and burnt out and discarded and jewels in the heavily guarded interior gone. >> we seem to hear a lot about jewel robberies in france don't we? >> reporter: yes. they seem to be spectacular ones. when it comes to heists france has more than its fair share. we had three attacks. before that in 2013 there was a very high profile jewelry theft
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from a hotel in canne, more than 1 100$100 million worth of jewelry disappeared in that seizure. this one happened overnight we think it's about $9 million worth of jewels inside. it does seem to be the last -- perhaps not the last but the latest in similar heists. >> what's the record of authorities to get these jewels back? >> reporter: they're very keen to point out there have been similar attempts on vans of this kind and always been ultimately unsuccessful, police sources are saying. they have tried some of those responsible for the jewelry shop thefts last year. some of those have been caught. some others are still a mystery. a couple others that happened in 2013 there is still many people out there, many incidents unaccounted for.
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>> lucy thanks very much. lucy williamson in paris. nato warships have begun military training exercises in the black sea. the mission is aimed at reassuring nato's members in eastern europe about russia's increasingly unpredictable behavior. russia has begun exercises with the use of anti-aircraft system ss in the region. investigators have begun picking through the wreckage of two helicopters which collided in northern argentina during the filming of a reality television show. 10 people eight french nationals and two argentine pilots were killed. the death toll could have been higher but this swimmer seen at the bottom left of the picture was removed from one of the helicopters just before takeoff because of concerns it was overloaded. three french sporting celebrities are among the dead.
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we report. >> reporter: arriving in the provincial town france's general counsel. he had little to say but now france's man on the ground dealing with the aftermath of this terrible tragedy. the accident happened in clear skies and the two helicopters flying at relatively low altitude. for some reason they collided with i dodisastrous consequences. there was nothing any nearby could do. the mangled wreckage of the two helicopters were in flames and everyone on board was dead. the bodies of the eight french nationals and two argentine pilots have been brought from the remote where the accident happened here to a morgue in the regional capital and will remain here while an investigation into the tragedy gets under way. among the victims were three of france's best known sports
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personalities. olympic swimmer muffat boxer vastine and a swimmer. the french counsel came to pay his respects at the moretuarymortuary. as the diplomat was swept in con sold by onlookers and still waiting to enter was the partner of one of the dead argentine pilots. he'd flown with these tv people many times before in the mountains and without problems he says. he was very experienced, a war veteran and flying for 35 years. amid pressure from france to repatriate the bodies the reality is this might take some time. last night a presenter from the ill-fated television show announced the program had been suspended out of respect for the
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victims. for now, the surviving cast and crew will remain in argentina while police investigations get under way. "bbc news" "bbc news." a south african reporter found himself in a dangerous situation when he was getting ready for live tv report. he was mugged in full view of the camera. he was outside a hospital in johannesburg late on tuesday when two men began pacing around him and his crew. the reporter says one of them grabbed for his phone. when he didn't hand it over the man called out to his friend to use his gun. the reporter sensibly gave him his gun and the men eventually left not before appearing before camera for quite some time. no one was injured. do stay with us here on "bbc world news." still to come. ♪ ♪ singers pharrell williams and robin thicke are told to pay millions in damages for copying
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this is "bbc world news." the latest headlines. the man accused of killing the rush russian politician boris nemtsov says he was tortured into a confession. and jewel ss robbed in a highway heist. and iran's draft laws could reduce women to baby making machine and could set women's rights for decades and ends voluntary sterilization and not let women without kids get a job and make it more difficult to get a divorce. saying the iranian authorities
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are determined to influence population growth back to before the revolution. >> in order to compensate those killed during the war they needed more pop lates andthey -- more population and they supported people having a population. then we enter the baby boom where i come from. for 20 years, iran tried to stop that because suddenly their birthrate went up to 4% every year. we had 2 million new babies every year. iran decided they have to stop that. they were very successful. when i was growing up there were billboards saying you're happy with fewer babies two is enough. since four or five years ago they have made a u-turn and decided now we have too many young people who will get old in a few decades and we don't have enough children who will support us when we get old in iran. >> now, they're taking this
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step, the whole range of new draft laws. how is it being perceived in iran? >> well, there are some criticisms, of course. they are trying to put a ban on all surgeries for permanent contraception. they are putting harsh punishment for doctors who conduct the surgeries. they're trying to instruct private and public entities to only employ women who have children. but it doesn't men people will follow these things only dictated on them by the regime. >> what happens if they don't? >> not much to be honest because there are so many other factors that are important. they have to think whether they can provide for the child coming into this world. modern iranian women are very educated, they have jobs now and can't give up their lives and have five or six children as the supreme deleader would like
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them to. the decision is very personal. if this legislation comes into effect and people have to follow it, it will be more difficult to find contraception, to get an abortion. it will have very serious consequences for women from villages because they wouldn't have access to these things. yet, modern women, they will find ways not to get pregnant if they don't want to. time for business now. alice is here. >> thanks very much jamie. we start with ukraine. the international monetary fund is set to approve a bailout for ukraine later today. the money is desperately needed in a country virtually crippled by a year-long conflict between the government and russian-backed rebels. this year the economy is forecast to shrink by 5.5% with a host of other economic data also making for worrying reading. inflation is running at almost 35 percent in the country and
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been on a very sharp upward trend over the past 12 months. since january of last year the ukrainian currency hryvnia lost around two-thirds against the dollar and interest rates was raised from 19.5% to eye watering 30% in an effort to curb inflation and prop up its beleaguered currency. now, sao paulo, looking at this popular city facing the prospect of running out of water this year. they've been suffering with years of drought with some reservoirs at record low levels. now, authorities are working on a rationing system that could be implemented even in the coming weeks, when the rainy season is over. the lack of proper preparation has some fearing lack of water
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now become scarce. the euro has dived to its lowest since early 2003 against the dollar dragging other european currencies with it on the back of huge differences we see developing between europe and the united states the prospect the federal raised rights in nine years and unsettled investors. >> thanks. one of the biggest hits in recent years but also one of the most controversial. blurred lines by pharrell williams and robin thicke has become more controversial. the gaye family saying they copied his hit "give it up" and have to pay their family $7.3 million.
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>> reporter: the big summer hit of two years ago, but just how blur ed blurred is the line between this and the 1977 song "got to give it up" by marvin gaye? ♪ too similar, according to a jury in los angeles, which decided pharrell williams and robin thicke had crossed that line and breached copyright to the tune of more than $7 million. ♪ >> reporter: damages that didn't just bring tears to their eyes, was an emotional court case for marvin gaye's family. >> i feel free, free from honestly, free from pharrell williams and robin thicke's chains and what they tried to keep on us and the lies that were told. >> we did not start this fight. the jury wasn't allowed to know this, but pharrell williams and robin thicke filed this lawsuit against my clients in the gaye
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family for having the temerity to question whether "blurred lines" was an original song. >> reporter: pharrell williams wrote "blurred lines" in an hour in 2012 although admitting marvin gaye's song provided a soundtrack of his youth denied using any of it for his hit song. >> i'm disappointed and sure my clients are disappointed by the verdict. we know in our hearts blurred lines is an independent creation from the heart and soul of pharrell williams. it's a lot of money. not going to bankrupt my clients, a disappointing number. what can i tell you. >> reporter: no money will change hands until the appeals process is complete. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: that could take a while. with marvin gaye's family not giving anything up and pharrell's song saying it all. ♪
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>> joining us now from our "bbc news," los angeles. breaking news from iraq. iraqi force have entered a northern neighborhood of the city of tikrit and brings a new stage launched 10 days ago, take the city back from the islamic state jihadists that have held the city for nine months and the operation with the iraqi force working with shia militia have been making substantial progress in the last few days. in the united states a 22-month-old toddler is safe and well in washington state after the quick thinking reaction of his siblings when a man tried to kidnap him. this was caught on camera the moment dreaded by many parents, if they can possibly imagine it the man carrying that child, snatched out of his push chair in broad daylight. the man is running and you can
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with "bbc world news," our top stories. the main suspect in the opposition leader boris nemtsov says he was tortured into a confession. hijackers in france make off with willions of jewels in a motor way heist. is this the end of the road for jeremy clarkson at "top gear," the bbc suspends him over a claim he threw a punch at a producer. ♪ singers pharrell williams
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and robin thicke are told to give over millions on in damages copy copying their hit "blurred lines" lines". the main suspect in the killing of the russian opposition politician boris nemtsov, says he was tortured into making a confession. zaur dadayev was charged over the weekend along with another man. he told prison visitors he was tied up for two days with a bag over his head and only confessed so a friend arrested with him would be freed. boris nemtsov, a persistent critic of president putin was shot four times in his back as he strolled with his girlfriend past the kremlin. his allies claim he was killed for speaking out against
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corruption and russia's role in ukraine. the kremlin has denied any involvement in the murder. bbc sara rainsford told me how the information came out. >> reporter: there are a group of human rights activists in moscow who are allowed to visit detainees in prison and check on their conditions and this information came out from a visit that took place yesterday. the person in charge of this particular visit has since published his statement, in which he says he saw what he called signs of torture on the bodies of several of those key suspects in the murder of boris nemtsov. he spoke to the suspects. he talks particularly to zaur dad a -- dadayev who initially confessed to the murder and tells this visitor he was tricked into making a confession and told by those who interrogating him, if he confessed, his friend who had
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also been detained would be released. we don't know what happened to that friend and hopes when he came to moscow to court he would be able to explain the truth but never given a chance to explain in court and talks about having a hood over his head and talked about being shackled, his hands and legs chained up. another suspect also talked about the same thing and the prison visitor did talk about abrasions and bruises on the bodies of several of those suspects. he's called for an investigation and called for the general prosecutor to be involved and called for president putin to be informed. >> any reaction from the authorities? >> not that i've seen yet. obviously, these are big things to say here in russia. i think what it does it casts another cloud over the investigation of the murder of boris nemtsov because there have been many questions about those detained and possible link to the murder, especially those friends and allies, for instance commenting initially on the detentions were saying, look, even if these men aren't
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involved in the shooting we need -- if these men are involved in the shooting, we need to find out who was involved in ordering the assassination of mr. nemtsov. there's always been big questions over it and now questions about the treatment of those suspected of involvement all of them now say they had nothing to do with it. >> the bbc has suspended one of its highest profile television presenters, "top gear" host jeremy clarkson after it was alleged he tried to hit one of the show's producers. one of his co-stars, james may, claims there was a dust-up over food and a punch was thrown. nearly 300,000 people have signed a petition for clarkson to be reinstated. sara corker reports. >> reporter: outspoken and often on the edge of what is decent, that is part of jeremy clarkson's appeal attracting millions of viewers around the world. a presenter arrived at his london home last night, facing a
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new controversy, suspended for allegedly hitting a producer last week. that means the next two episodes of "top gear" will not now be broadcast and understood a third and final episode is unlikely to be transmitted. >> the bbc is in a dilemma. nobody in the end can ignore bbc guidelines. that said it is a very popular program and the bbc would be loathe to lose this popular entertainment program. >> reporter: he was given a warning last year after claims he used a racist term. >> please be assured i did everything in my power to not use that word. as i'm sitting here begging your forgiveness for the fact that obviously my efforts weren't quite good enough. >> reporter: the christmas special caused a diplomatic incident in argentina. the team drove a car that seemed to refer to the falklands war. his fans have already started an online petition to get him
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reinstated. last night on social media, jeremy clarkson joked with his co-presenters about what could replace the "top gear" episode. i did some pretty good war documentaries, they could screen one of those, he wrote. the investigation into the incident will now take place and bbc says it will not make further comment. "top gear" is one of the corporations most valuable assets and jeremy clarkson is seen as central to its success. "bbc news." just in jeremy clarkson's co-presenter, james may, has been speaking outside his home in london. >> i don't have anything to say about jeremy other than what is in the statement. >> reporter: do you think jeremy clarkson is innocent? >> of what? >> reporter: of punching a producer? >> no. i think he's involved in a dust-up and not that serious.
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that's all i have to say. >> reporter: were you there when it happened? >> no. >> reporter: was it over dinner? >> yes. two vans have been hijacked carrying millions of jewels they threw the drivers out before driving off with the jewelry. the two vans were later found burned in a forest nearby. a short while ago i spoke to bbc lisa williamson in paris. she said a lot of planning seemed to have gone into the robbery. >> reporter: we don't know much about it but the sources are assessing its. they said the thieves seems to know what time the vans were due to make their deliveries and what time they were due to pass through the tollbooth and lying
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in wait for them. it also seems to be a fairly controlled operation. no one was injured, we're told the two drivers of the vans were ejected and left by the side of the road and seemed to be fine and vans burned out and discarded with all the jewels in the heavily interior gone. >> we seem to hear about quite a few robberies in france don't we? >> reporter: yes. they seem to be spectacular ones. when it comes to heists, france has more than its fair share. we had three attacks. before that in 2013 there was a very high profile jewelry theft from a hotel in canne, more than $100 million worth of jewelry disappeared in that seizure. this one happened overnight we think it's about $9 million euros worth of jewels inside. it does seem to be the last --
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perhaps not the last but the latest in similar heists. >> what's the record of authorities to get these jewels back? >> reporter: they're very keen to point out there have been similar attempts on vans of this kind and always been ultimately unsuccessful, police sources are saying. they have tried some of those responsible for the jewelry shop thefts last year. some of those have been caught. some others are still a mystery. a couple others that happened in 2013, there is still many people out there, many incidents unaccounted for. four years after the meltdown of the fukushima daiichi nuclear plant a ceremony being held for the remembrance of nearly 20,000 people who died after the earthquake and tsunami that struck the northeast coast,
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a tsunami struck across the country at 14:46 local time when the tsunami struck four years ago. >> many of the affected families decided they won't return to the area and started life elsewhere. rupert hayes sent this report from fukushima. >> reporter: it's 6:30 in the morning on the outskirts of fukushima city. the relentlessly cheerful music is doing little to lift the mood. these people are nuclear refugee refugees. only the old are left now, the young have moved on. he was forced from the farmhouse he lived in all his life. the stress of not knowing when he will be able to go home is taking its toll. >> translator: after the nuclear accident i got so stressed i had
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a heart attack. sometimes now i get so depressed because we have no idea what will happen to us. >> reporter: it's four years since the explosions ripped through the fukushima daiichi plant, spewing a cloud of radiation across the surrounding towns and villages. the japanese government tells a story the mess at fukushima will be cleaned and everyone will be able to go home. but it is still just that a story. one many here now no longer believe. i'm driving through the contamination zone to the home of someone for 300 years his family lived in this house. 16 generations of pottery makers. in his front yard is a hot spot. the radiation levels here still
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high, no one even knows when the cleanup will begin. he is not waiting. this is his new home and his new workshop. like many nuclear vehicles he has given up on going home and starting again. >> translator: my family has been doing this for 300 years, he says. it would be a tragedy if the nuclear accident ended my family's business. i decided it's time to start again. then i asked him how he feels about tokyo electric power, the company responsible for the nuclear disaster. >> translator: i don't want to hear that company name he says. some scientists are now saying the danger of radiation from the plant is hugely exaggerated and people should return home now.
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but like this ji-man most people from here have already made up their mind and they will not be coming home. futch fukushima, northern japan. stay with us on bbc world news, still to come once the world's most expensive ham fetching $1200 but how well are the people who make it? so you give one a try and wow. it's lancaster. it's caramel reimagined.
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the latest headlines. the main suspect in the murder of the russian opposition leader boris nemtsov, says he was tortured into a confession. and making away with jewels in a motor way heist.
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taking over much of the north east district of tikrit while they battle for the city. it is the biggest offensive so far against is and reach the town north of tikrit cutting off islamic state fighters from their supply lines. we can join our bbc reporter in baghdad. what more do you know? >> reporter: the iraqi army generals and their allied shia militias sound very confident indeed this is the final push for the largest operation since the so-called islamic estate group. after a series of false starts this is indeed the third attempt to recapture this strategic
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city. it is strategic because reclaiming this city would give a big boost, a great momentum to the morale of the army personnel and the powerful shia militias to advance to the biggest battle the battle of mosul. recapture ing recapturing this city is the second largest city and stronghold of the so-called islamic state. >> you were with the fighters a few days ago, did you sense they were confident they could push through to mosul? >> reporter: well, this is the most daunting challenge for the shia militias and the army troops because mosul, as i said it is a stronghold nor the isis militants and the isis militants were according to the shia commander, saying that they will
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be be -- account for losing this battle if they lost mosul, it means they lost the war, not just one battle. the only attention and concentration, they have their eyes focused on recapturing tikrit. as i said it might be a prelude for the biggest battle of mosul. >> in baghdad, thanks very much. it was one of the biggest hits of recent years but it was also one of the most controversial. "blurred lines" by pharrell williams and robin thicke caused controversy and anger because of its sexual content and made millions. and a court saying they copied marvin gaye's 1977 hit "give it up" and have to pay $7.3 million to the family. ♪
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>> reporter: the big summer hit two years ago, just how blurred is the lines between this and the 1977 song "got to give it up" by marvin gaye. too similar, according to a jury in los angeles which decided pharrell williams and robin thicke crossed that line and copy copyright to be paid to the tune of $7.3 million. damages that didn't just bring tears to their eyes an emotional court case by marvin's family. >> i feel free, free from honestly, free from pharrell williams and robin thicke's chains and what they tried to keep on us and the lies that were told. >> we did not start this fight. the jury wasn't allowed to know this, but pharrell williams and robin thicke filed this lawsuit
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against my clients in the gaye family for having the temerity to question whether "blurred lines" was an original song. >> reporter: pharrell williams wrote "blurred lines" in an hour in 2012 although admitting marvin gaye's song provided a soundtrack of his youth denied stealing any of it for their hit song. >> i'm disappointed and sure my clients are disappointed by the verdict. we know in our hearts that "blurred lines" is an independent creation from the heart and soul of pharrell williams. it's a lot of money. not going to bankrupt my clients, a disappointing number. what can i tell you. >> reporter: no money will change hands until the appeals process is complete. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: that could take a while. with marvin gaye's family not giving anything up and pharrell's song saying it all. ♪
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"bbc news" los angeles. earlier, i spoke to the music journalist charles shaw murray and asked him what he made of the ruling? >> i think it's great all around. robin thicke a mediocre artist that stole from the great one and if he had paid to license the song it would have saved him a lot of money. >> other artists clearly don't end up in court. >> for a long time, there have been mechanisms for licensing and authorizing song pools and paying royalties on them, sometimes giving the author of the tune a share of the publishing. for a long time, when his career
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was a bit in the doldrums in his later years, the late james brown derived a sizable part of his income from license song pools of his records and the same thing with the happily still living george clemson. it's unauthorized song playing that gets people into trouble. if you approach the artist or artist representatives or representatives of an artist's estate and say, we want to song pool this, we're using this much of it, a deal can be hashed out and everybody's happy. if you are away on your toes with a bit of somebody else's art, you can't really complain if you get busted. >> in other news now the korean flight attendant of the so-called "nut rage" incident has filed a civil lawsuit in new york seeking compensation and
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claiming she was verbally abused from the daughter of the airlines' chairman angry about being served nuts in a bag rather than in a dish. you saw passed an ad making it the only state allowed to use a firing squad to carry out the death penalty instead of drugs and some states are struggling to obtain the drugs as there is a shortage. in the united states a 22-month-old toddler is safe and well in washington state after the quick thinking of his siblings, when a man tried to kidnap him. when it was all caught on camera, this shows the man running past the security camera with the child in his hands. a little later you will see the brother or sister coming later and what happened was the child was snatched out of his push chair in broad daylight. the man was running along the street. both brother and sister gave chase.
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the suspect grabbed the boy from a children's playground after he tried to befriend the children after the babysitter left them alone a few minutes. he dumped the baby in an alley way and reunited with his family. this is the reaction. told that little girl you did exactly what you needed to do scream your head off. that was what saved that baby her screaming and us running. >> a girl running behind him, he's running down an alley way with the kid. things don't look right. for some a leg of the best ham costing thousands of dollars is an affordable luxury. what about others at the other end of the chain? we went to spain to find out. >> reporter: here in a rural part of southwestern spain is where the world's best and most expensive ham is produced.
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it all starts on farms like this one. at the moment these pigs are worth around $200. in a year's time they're going to double their weight and triple their value. >> the animals give you a lot but can take a lot from you. i used to earn a lot of money breeding pigs. sometimes you could get up to $33,000 a year. but now you get between 13 and $18,000 a year which is only half as much. >> reporter: farmers like him have to wait at least a year to make any income until the pig is old enough and has reached a sufficient size to be slaughtered. the owner of this company tells me that the next stage takes place here. although this may seem the most dynamic part of the process, it is in another room where the crucial part of making ham takes
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place. the key to producing the best ham is the time they are kept to dry in different rooms at different temperatures. some of the hams you see here will only arrive in shops in about four years time. some of these will only be tasted by a very select group of people as they will be very very expensive. >> this is it. this is the leg of ham that some people are willing to pay up to $3,000 for. $3,000 is twice the salary of some people working for this company and nearly three times the minimum wage here in spain. but the workers here are rarely aware of the final value of what they make. >> translator: wow. for just one. $3,000 in a single month would allow me to live very well because the cost of living here is quite low. >> reporter: this region has one
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of the lowest levels of income in spain and western europe. the glitz and glamor of the shops that sell the ham he produces is not his main worry. the decline of the farm inspector in spain in recent years has put his job at risk as never before.
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